The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the comprehensive exams to test the engineering mathematics, verbal ability, and subject on the specific fields for which the students are chosen. GATE Electrical Engineering syllabus consists of special and core topics. Both core and special topics are taken from your 4-year engineering study. So, you need to focus on the basics and then move on to the advanced concepts.
In a meeting of the National Coordination Board (NCB)- GATE on May 22, 2021, for the official handover of duty from IIT Bombay to IIT Kharagpur, the conducting body has proposed certain new elements to GATE 2022.
There were a number of changes that had been introduced in GATE 2021. Major introductions include:
|GATE Paper||Code||GATE Paper||Code|
|Aerospace Engineering||AE||Geology and Geophysics||GG|
|Agricultural Engineering||AG||Instrumentation Engineering||IN|
|Architecture and Planning||AR||Mathematics||MA|
|Civil Engineering||CE||Mining Engineering||MN|
|Chemical Engineering||CH||Metallurgical Engineering||MT|
|Computer Science and Information Technology||CS||Petroleum Engineering||PE|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering||EC||Production and Industrial Engineering||PI|
|Electrical Engineering||EE||Textile Engineering and Fiber Science||TF|
|Ecology and Evolution||EY||Engineering Sciences||XE(A-H)|
The candidates who possess the following criteria are eligible to appear in GATE. The GATE Eligibility criteria are relaxed.
To apply for GATE 2022, a candidate must possess either of the mentioned qualification(s). Although the educational qualification has been relaxed for GATE 2022.
The students who are studying in the 3rd or final years of any undergraduate degree are now eligible for the examination. Also, students who have already completed any degree program approved by the government in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Science,
Commerce or Arts are eligible to appear for the GATE 2022 examination.
As per the revised GATE eligibility criteria, you need to have a minimum qualification of 10+2+3. This means that the candidates in their final year of Graduation are also eligible to apply for the GATE entrance examination.
Candidates who are pursuing or have passed their graduation in either Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Science, Commerce, or Arts in a relevant discipline can apply for the course.
To apply for GATE 2022, there are no minimum pass percentage criteria defined.
There is no age limit defined to apply for the GATE exam.
You should have Indian nationality to apply for GATE 2022. Candidates belonging to Nepal, Bangladesh, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, and the United Arab Emirates are also eligible for the GATE 2022 exam.
Candidates living in Nepal, Bangladesh, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, and the United Arab Emirates are also eligible to apply for GATE 2022. Candidates from these countries must have completed or must be in their final year or in the pre-final year of their bachelor’s degree in engineering and technology or equivalent.
The steps to be followed to fill the GATE 2022 Online Application form are explained below:
Registration: Visit the official website of GOAPS. Enter few personal details, a valid e-mail ID, and a mobile number. Create a password that will be used to login later.
Filling GATE 2022 Application Form: Enter your personal and educational details in the application form for GATE. Preview the form to verify the information entered and modify the incorrect immediately to avoid discrepancies later. Note that the applications cannot be modified post final submission.
Fee Payment: After saving the application form candidate can make the payment by net banking, debit card, and credit card. After paying GATE application fees, a fee payment number is generated which the candidate can note for the later stages of the GATE Selection process.
From the year 2022, the exam conducting authority has introduced a change that once the application form is submitted, it cannot be changed/rectified.
Candidates can check their form status i.e. whether the authority has received the form or not. It also tells if the application form submitted by the candidate needs any correction or not. Visit GOAPS to check the status of the GATE Online Application. The status will be displayed from one of the below-mentioned categories:
Download the GATE Admit Card by following the steps given below:
The GATE Exam Pattern 2022 is given below.
The marks division among the sections has also changed.
Distribution of Marks in papers AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH, and XL is different: General Aptitudeis of 15 Marks and Subject Questions of 85 Marks making a total of 100 marks.
Note: 1/3 marks will be deducted for the wrong answers i.e (0.33) marks for 1 mark questions and (0.66) marks will be deducted for questions carrying 2 marks. No mark will be deducted for the wrong answer to NAT questions.
GATE Syllabus will be released on the official website by IIT Delhi for all 24 disciplines. Candidates should check out the detailed syllabus for the related discipline to identify and focus on the important topics to be asked in the exam. They can click on the links provided below in the table to check the GATE 2022 Syllabus for the relevant discipline.
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GATE cut-off is the minimum score that must be scored by a candidate in order to reserve a seat. The cut-off varies for different institutes, streams, and the category of candidates. The expected GATE cut-offs (streamwise) for the year 2020 is provided below (on the basis of previous year cut-offs)-
|STREAM||GENERAL CATEGORY||OBC CATEGORY||SC/ST CATEGORY|
|Electronics & Communications Engg.(EC)||25||22.5||16.6|
|Computer Science & Information Technology(CS)||25||22.5||16.6|
Ques. What is the registration process of GATE?
Ans. You need to fill the GATE online form through the official website of GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS), upload the required documents, pay the registration fee and submit the application form.
Ques. Can I use the same e-mail Id to fill multiple GATE application forms?
Ans. No, you could use one e-mail Id for one registration only.
Ques. What happens in case of power or internet connection failure during the GATE application form submission?
Ans. In case of interruption during the GATE form submission, you would be able to access your registration page by logging in again to the GOAPS portal. You already filled information might have saved by the GOAPS server.
Ques. In what mode can I pay the GATE application fee?
Ans. You can pay the GATE application fee only through the online mode (debit card, credit card, and net banking).
Ques. While paying the GATE application fee, the amount was deducted from my bank account twice. How could I get the additionally deducted amount back?
Ans. It would be refunded by the GOAPS authority in a maximum of two weeks.
Ques. Should I send the printed copy of the GATE application form to GOAPS?
Ans. No, only online registration is needed for GATE.
Ques. How could I know the status of my GATE application submission?
Ans. You can check the status of your GATE application after successful submission through the official website of GOAPS.
Ques. I skipped to take print of the acknowledgment screen of my GATE online application submission. How could I retrieve it now?
Ans. You need to log in to the GOAPS portal using your enrolment Id and password and take print of the acknowledgment again.
Ques. I am a student of B.Tech. final year. Am I eligible for applying to GATE?
Ques. I am a student of B.Tech. final year. What document should I produce for applying to GATE?
Ans. You need to obtain a certificate (in the specified format) from the Principal of your institution and upload the same while registering for GATE.
Ques. From where could I get my GATE admit card?
Ans. From the official website of GOAPS.
Ques. What should I bring to the exam center along with the GATE 2022 admit card?
Ans. One valid and original (not photocopied/scanned copy) photo identity proof.
Ques. Which all documented are will be allowed as photo identity proof at the exam center of GATE 2022?
Ans. Driving license, passport, PAN card, voter Id card, Aadhaar card, college Id card, employee Id card, or any other photo identity proof issued by Indian or state government.
Ques. Will I be allowed to enter the exam center of GATE 2022, if I carry the photocopy of my driving license?
Ans. No, you need to carry the original one.
Ques. Will it be mandatory to take the printout of the GATE admit card for entering the exam center of GATE 2022?
Ques. Will I be allowed to enter the exam center of GATE 2022, if I carry would show the E-aadhaar in my mobile phone?
Ans. No, you need to carry the original hard copy.
Ques. Should I take the coloured or black and white printout of the GATE admit card for entering the exam center of GATE 2020?
Ques. Do I need to validate something in the downloaded GATE 2022 admit card?
Ans. You need to validate that all your particulars in the GATE 2022 admit card are correct.
Ques. What should I do if I find errors in my GATE 2022 admit card?
Ans. You need to immediately contact your zonal center of GATE 2022.
Ques. Could I take my physical calculator to the GATE 2022 examination hall?
Ques. How would I be able to make my calculations while attempting the GATE 2022 exam?
Ans. You will be provided with a virtual calculator on your computer screen for your calculations.
Ques. I have never used a virtual calculator before. How to use it in GATE 2022?
Ans. You will be able to practice it using the GATE 2020 mock test before the exam.
Ques. When will be the GATE 2020 mock test be released?
Ans. You can start practicing for GATE from the following Courses:
Ques. Shall I be provided with paper for rough work and calculations during the GATE 2022 examination?
Ans. You will be provided a scribble pad for your rough work that you will need to return the pad to the invigilator while exiting the exam hall.
Ques. Shall I be able to deposit my mobile phone at the GATE 2022 exam hall?
Ans. No, you will have to make your own arrangements for keeping your belongings safe before entering the exam hall.
Ques. What are the restricted items for the GATE 2022 examination hall?
Ans. Mobile phones, physical calculators, wristwatches, any other electronic items, and sharp objects are not allowed inside the GATE examination hall.
Ques. Where will be the GATE 2022 result declared?
Ans. On the official website of GOAPS.
Ques. What information do I need to provide to access my GATE 2022 result?
Ans. Your GATE enrollment Id and date of birth.
Ques. Would I be able to download my GATE 2022 scorecard on the day of the GATE 2022 result declaration?
Ans. No, you will not be able to download your scorecard later on.
Ques. What fee do I need to pay for downloading the GATE 2022 scorecard?
Ans. INR 500
Ques. I have passed B. Tech. in 2020 with a backlog. Am I eligible for GATE 2020?
Ans. Yes, but you will have to clear your backlog by the counselling start date.
Ques. I have the qualifying exam for GATE 2022 in year 2019. I don’t have my degree certificate, but have a provisional certificate. Could I apply for GATE 2022?
Ques. I have passed my B.Tech. with 55% marks. Am I eligible for GATE 2022?
Ques. How many times could I appear in GATE?
Ans. There is no limit for number of GATE attempts.
Ques. What is the upper age limit for GATE 2022?
Ans. There is no age limit for appearing in GATE 2022.
Ques. I have completed my graduation through a distance learning program. Am I eligible for GATE 2022?
Ques. I passed my B. Tech. in 2017, but still have a backlog. Am I eligible for GATE 2021?
Ques. I belong to the SC category. Do I need to upload my category certificate while registering for GATE?
Ans. No, you would have to produce it during your counseling for the M.Tech. courses.
Ques. I am not able to upload my signature while applying for GATE even after multiple trials. What could be the reason?
Ans. Your signature file would not be in the prescribed file format or size.
Ques. What is the GATE 2022 registration fee for foreign nationality candidates?
Ans. INR 1500 if the GATE 2022 exam center is selected within India, and US$ 50 if it is selected in Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, and Kathmandu. For Dubai and Singapore, it will be US$ 100.
Ques. I paid the GATE 2022 application fee twice by mistake. How could I get back the extra payment?
Ans. It would be refunded by the GOAPS authority in a maximum of two weeks.
Ques. I have made the payment, but it is still not reflected on the GOAPS portal. What should I do?
Ans. Probably your payment is not accepted and would be refunded back to your account. Make sure to pay the fee before the due date.
Ques. I didn't upload my photograph as per the specifications while registering for GATE. Would it be rejected?
Ques. How many choices of exam centers do I need to give while registering for GATE?
Ques. Why should I give three choices of examination centers during GATE registration?
Ans. Because if you are not allotted your first choice of center, then your remaining two choices will be considered.
Ques. Will I surely be allotted a GATE exam center only from my provided choices?
Ans. No, not necessarily. If those are not available, you would be provided another nearby center.
Ques. Will I be able to update my mobile number or e-mail Id after submitting my GATE 2022 application form?
Ans. No, updating the mobile number or e-mail Id is not allowed.
Ques. What all entries could I correct in the submitted GATE 2022 application form?
Ans. You can change the name, date of birth, name of parent/guardian, qualifying degree, and year of qualifying degree.
Ques. I selected the wrong paper in my GATE application form. What should I do?
Ans. You will need to fill a new application using a new e-mail address (mobile number can be the same) and choose the correct paper for examination.
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